KALW-FM: Binah Podcast show

KALW-FM: Binah Podcast

Summary: Creative voices from the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

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Podcasts:

 Binah.130321.Muldoon | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon offers little distinction between poetry and rock music, finding common ground between W.B. Yeats’ ballad-singing drinkers, T.S. Eliot, Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130314.Keller | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Chef and owner of the restaurants The French Laundry and Per Se, Thomas Keller, shares stories from his career and talks about his latest book Bouchon Bakery, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130307.Newsom | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Lieutenant Governor of California and former Mayor of San Francisco Gavin Newsom discusses how ordinary citizens can use new digital tools to dissolve political gridlock and transform American democracy, in front of live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130228.Barry | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Humor columnist and author Dave Barry talks about his new darkly comic novel, Insane City, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130214.OndaatjeVerghese | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Novelist and poet Michael Ondaatje talks about the inner workings of his literary artistry, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco. Ondaatje is joined in conversation by author and physician Abraham Verghese, who gives a reading from his last appearance on Binah in 2010.

 Binah.130207.Shubin | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Paleontologist and evolutionary biologist Neil Shubin explains how the universe’s 14-billion-year history is reflected in our bodies, right down to our molecules, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130131.Pink | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Author, journalist and business analyst Daniel Pink explores the power of selling, whether we’re entrepreneurs persuading funders, employees pitching colleagues, or parents and teachers cajoling kids, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130124.Taleb | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Essayist and scholar Nassim Nicholas Taleb explains how and why we should embrace uncertainty, randomness, and error as an antidote to our fragile way of life, instead of trying to avoid mistakes and collapsing when catastrophe strikes, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130117.Gould | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Actor Elliott Gould talks to Ruthe Stein about movie roles that made him the embodiment of a disenchanted youth culture and that continue to gain new audiences, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130110.Wolf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Social critic Naomi Wolf returns to the subject matter—women’s bodies and women’s lives—that made her name, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.130103.Cohen | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

New York Times Magazine’s original “Ethicist” Randy Cohen explores what guides our choices when we are faced with everyday moral decisions, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.121227.EarlyPubertyInGirls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Journalist Elizabeth Weil, pediatric endocrinologist Louise Greenspan and adolescent psychiatrist Julianna Deardorff join moderator Barbara Lane in examining the conundrum of early puberty in girls, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.121220.LuckyPeach | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Join us for a special live edition of the food magazine Lucky Peach, featuring chefs Danny Bowien (Mission Chinese Food in San Francisco and New York), Nicolaus Balla (Bar Tartine in San Francisco) and Ivan Orkin (Ivan Ramen in Tokyo) with editor-in-chief Chris Ying, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.121213.Krause | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Musician and environmentalist Bernie Krause uses the language of music to make an impassioned case for conserving one of our most overlooked natural resources—the music of the wild—in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

 Binah.121206.Dawkins | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00

Evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins has long shared the wonders of science for adult readers but now brings his message to a younger audience, in front of a live audience at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

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